Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Keeps The Faith During Cancer Battle

Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Keeps The Faith During Cancer Battle

Beloved Jeopardy host Alex Trebek speaks out on his current battle with cancer on Good Morning America.


In March of 2019, Alex Trebek announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. But he pledged to continue hosting Jeopardy and mustering up all of his strength to defeat the grim diagnosis. “I’m going to fight this and I’m going to keep working, keep the faith and we’ll win. We’ll get it done.”

The 78-year-old is inspiring viewers by creating a dialogue about pancreatic cancer and the process he is going through. Alex has posted multiple videos online updating the nation on his chemotherapy treatment and the future of the hit trivia show.

After his announcement, Alex received an outpouring of support. And it didn’t go unnoticed. He recently sat down with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America and had kinds words to all of his supporters.

“People all over America have been sharing their good thoughts, their advice, their prayers and I feel that it is making a difference in my well-being.”

While treatment has left him fatigued and weak, Alex uses these words of kindness to lift his spirits. Alex Trebek is truly a legendary name in the entertainment business and his announcement of cancer shocked many people. But his positive attitude and determination has truly made the biggest impact on the world.

We all continue to pray for Mr. Trebek as he walks through this difficult battle and look forward to seeing him next season on Jeopardy.